REFLECTIONS

Touching the Untouchables in Nepal

Christine Jones | October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017|

This month, we are happy to spotlight the transformative work of The Anglican Relief and Development Fund, a partner of the Imago Dei Fund in our “church Read More

Partnering to Take Rape Crisis Counseling To Global Scale

Elie Calhoun | September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Elie Calhoun, Co-director of Code Innovation, about the launch of a new app that responds to the global epidemic Read More

A Bow to Boston: A Model of Preemptive Peace

Emily Nielsen Jones | August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017|

“Today, Boston stood for peace and love, not bigotry and hate. We should work to bring people together, not apart.” Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, said on Twitter Read More

Channeling Lady Liberty The Week After Fourth of July

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017|

Fourth of July, 2017 came and went but Lady Liberty’s vigil continues reminding us of the brave work required in every generation to truly live as a Read More

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave: Taking Down All “Monuments” to Our...

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017|

“Land of the Free, Home of the Brave”… some how this Fourth of July these words from our national anthem rang within me with a clearer ring… Read More

June Transitions – Thank You, Deb, for Your 8 Years of Service to IDF

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017|

Dear Friends & Partners, June is a season of endings and beginnings with kids ending a school year, graduation celebrations, etc. Change is always happening beneath the Read More

Created Imago Dei: Trumping Misogyny In All Its Forms

Dr. Beth Gerhardt | June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Dr. Beth Gerhardt, MSW, Th.D. Professor of Theology and Social Ethics Northeastern Seminary, Rochester, NY and author of The Read More

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NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Job Opening at IDF: Managing Partner

October 3, 2017
October 3, 2017|

The Imago Dei Fund is looking for someone to help us build out our team! Please pass along this job post to anyone in your network who you think might be a good fit. Read More

Help ARDF Help Churches in Puerto Rico to Rebuild post Hurricane Maria

October 3, 2017
October 3, 2017|

Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria – right on the heels of Hurricane Irma! ARDF will be working with two trusted partners to deliver aid to the beleaguered people of Puerto Rico. Both share our model of working through the local church to bring help and hope in a time of crisis. DONATE NOW! Read More

A Salute to Our Brave Sisters In Saudi Arabia for Their Many Acts of Dissen...

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017|

Let us pause and celebrate this step forward for femalekind and bravely join our Saudi sisters in doing our own part wherever we live to root out all vestiges of the ancient root belief underpinning all male guardianship/“headship” laws/traditions that in myriad shockingly archaic ways continue to say because you are female you are not a human agent in your own right… you cannot do x, y, or z… you are meant to be confined to a certain place or role in society… you are not meant not for freedom, human sovereignty, or citizenship but rather for submission… Along with Read More

See How Energy Efficient Actions Taken by a Local Church Set a Tangible Exa...

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017|

A team of volunteers recently made the Central Baptist Church in Quincy Center more energy efficient, preventing the church from having another expensive heating disaster like Read More

Join in on SheLeads on October 28th if You Are Seeking To Amplify the Voice...

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017|

It’s time for women and men together to rediscover God’s vision for shared leadership in the Church and Christian ministry. When we lead together, we see Read More

It Begins at Ten: How Gender Expectations Shape Early Adolescence Around th...

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017|

New study finds boys and girls in countries rich and poor enter teens with damaging gender stereotypes firmly set. Researchers say 15-country investigation shows adolescent interventions Read More

The Church As Change Agent: What role does the church play in transforming ...

September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017|

Imago Dei Fund and World Relief invite you to dinner and conversation! The Church As Change Agent: Affirming the Dignity and Respect of All — Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7PM Please RSVP to Ryan McDonnell at rmcdonnell@wr.org or 978.257.1116 Read More

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